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May, June & July

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Low

PEOPLE AND LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY

This mentored photography tour takes you through the river-front and bylanes that offer incredible people and street photography opportunities in Varanasi. Photograph the life in the small lanes of Varanasi, its celebrations in the steps leading to the Ganges, its people who have a firm belief in roots and traditions that have remained unchanged for millenniums. Then continue your journey to explore the mountains as you photograph the stark yet beautiful landscapes of Ladakh, capture the beauty of super-blue lakes, see the views from the highest motorable road in the world and witness a culture that has kept its traditions alive for almost a millennium.

 

EXPERIENCES AVAILABLE:

Adventure

  • Mountain biking at Khardung La
  • Varanasi – Oldest living city in the world
  • Walks in the narrow lanes adjoining the ghats of Varanasi where the ancient city unfolds itself
  • Enjoy a morning boat ride on river Ganges
  • Experience the evening Aarti on the Ganges
  • Ladakh – Travel through some of Himalaya’s most brilliant landscapes, with breath-taking views at every turn
  • Drive across the world’s highest motorable roads at Khardung La
  • Witness the celebration of the holiest Buddhist’s Festival of Ladakh
  • Visit places specifically chosen keeping photography opportunities in mind at an easy pace suitable for photography
  • Accompanied by local photography expert cum tour escort for Ladakh trip

Hotels in this Itinerary

  • Brij Rama Palace, Varanasi

    Situated on its own ghat, BrijRama Palace – a heritage hotel was built in the 18th Century and is considered as one of the oldest structures in Varanasi. Overlooking the Ganges, the property is a stone’s throw away from the popular Dasashwamedh Ghat. Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV. Every room comes with a private bathroom fitted with a shower. For your comfort, you will find slippers, free toiletries and a hair dryer. Hi-tea, yoga sessions and bottled water are complimentary. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. The dry cleaning, ironing service and laundry facilities are available at a surcharge. Room service is available. Live classical music can be enjoyed at the Bada Aangan. It offers 2 dining options and a rooftop terrace. Dining options include Darbhanga that serves a selection of International vegetarian delights and Kamalya, the indoor café that offers a variety of hot beverages and snacks. Beautiful views can be enjoyed from The Kamalya Terrace.

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  • Hotel Omasila, Leh

    At just a 15- minute drive from Leh airport and 2-minute drive from main marker, bank and post office, in the capital of Ladakh, the hotel provides a comfortable accommodation in the unique Himalayan Kingdom. It lies between green barley fields and apple trees and has a nice garden. It has a large terrace with superb views of the mountains and a very good restaurant which serves dishes with vegetables grown in the garden outside in summers.

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  • Lchang Nang Retreat, Nubra

    Ladakh, the land of the high passes, is situated among the most stunning parts of the Indian Himalayas. North of Leh, Ladakh’s capital, nestles the Nubra Valley, a beautiful enclave cradled by rugged mountains. Here, surrounded by the most spectacular Himalayan landscape, lies a piece of heaven called Lchang Nang, the House of Trees. It is set amidst an orchard of elm, apricot, and apple trees, further blessed by the continuous flow of the Siachen river rushing past its western boundary. 17 individual cottages, created in the local architectural style using mud, stone and poplar, connects to a private garden and sit-out.

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  • Nimmu House, Leh

    Nimmu House is a charming eco-resort situated at 45 minutes from Leh, the capital of Ladakh. It nestles at 10,000 feet in the traditional village of Nimmu. The ideal anchor sport for trekkers who explore the Himalayan paths or travelers willing to discover the cultural jewels of the region, Nimmu House is also a relaxing place where one can reconnect with himself and recharge his batteries. Varied types of travelers enjoy the traditional beauty and the exceptional setting of this little Himalayan heaven. The house was built in the past Century and is regarded as an emblematic heritage of the region. In 2012 it was converted it into a charming boutique hotel to ensure its preservation, boost the local economy and allow travellers to discover and immerse into the authentic Ladakhi culture. Between the apricot trees and the golden mountains you will find unique accommodation, at Nimmu House, that combines modern comfort with Ladakhi traditions, healthy meals prepared with fresh and local products, a vast panel of experiences ranging from trekking’s and rafting to yoga, culture or family activities, and ultimately an exceptionally relaxing experience.

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  • Pangong Hermitage, Pangong Lake

    The Hermitage at Pangong is a premier camp situated in Maan Village, a little away from the bustling lake. Drive along the edge, as the waves caress the shore to find a stirring site, dormant in the repose of Pangong. The isolated and illusive setting of the campsite has 8 premier eco-friendly yurts constructed in a spatial semi-circle, each one overlooking the deep, alluring lake. A remote retreat, where you can explore luxury, experience liberation and ecological camping at one of the most striking and isolated destinations in the world. The camp is centrally heated. Solar energy is utilized to maximize comfort and luxury and to simultaneously ensure a lack of detrimental impact on the fragile Ladhaki ecosystem.

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  • Roseate House, Delhi

    Roseate House New Delhi is a contemporary upscale hotel stationed in the capital’s only hospitality district, Aerocity. Spread across 1.6 acres, Roseate House New Delhi combines lineage and novelty in its design and services to cater to the new generation of cosmopolitan guests. 30 minutes from the business hubs of Gurgaon and Delhi, 20 minutes from the Indira Gandhi International Airport, the hotel renders a contrasting respite from the city’s hustle-bustle. Hotel offers a rooftop infinity pool, a spa and wellness centre and 3 dining options. The property features an ultra-chic cinema hall – Upstage. Each room is equipped with state-of-art amenities, a 4-fixture bathroom, flexible workstation and flat-screen TV. Guests can pamper themselves at the Aheli spa that has 4 therapy rooms, salon, steam and sauna. Those who prefer to work out can head to the fitness centre. VIP Lounge and Club Lounge can be used for brand launches or cocktail dinners whereas Club Prive can be used for corporate meetings. Del, an all-day dining restaurant serves world cuisine while Kheer is an exclusive Indian restaurant. Tara is the Japanese rooftop lounge. The finest tea from across the globe can be found at Roasted by Roseate. Chidya Ghar serves a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

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  • Taj Nadesar Palace, Varanasi

    Taj Nadesar Palace situated in the ancient city of Varanasi, close to the sacred waters of the river Ganges and set in the heart of this bustling city, amongst mango orchards, marigold and jasmine fields. It is a haven for those seeking both inner and outer peace. The 10 suites at Nadesar palace are exquisitely scaled yet intimate. Four-poster beds draped in endless lotus pink tulle and bath-tubs on tranquil white marble are reminiscent of an age gone by. Carefully restored interiors are fitted with amenities. The hotel has a small restaurant and a spa. Residents can use the facilities of the nearby Taj Gateway hotel as well.

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  • The Grand Dragon, Leh

    The Grand Dragon Ladakh, one of the first luxury hotels in Ladakh, is owned and operated by the Abdu family from Leh, who have more than 40 years of experience welcoming visitors to the beautiful region. It is decorated magnificently with handmade paintings by Gulam Mustafa (First modern Artist of Ladakh) around every corner, and fixtures that are reminiscent of royalty. The Grand Dragon Ladakh is the first hotel with a host of state of the art amenities. The entire facility is wheelchair accessible, for providing differently abled guests with a comfortable sojourn. The hotel is also centrally heated and solar powered, not only ensuring warmth but also ensuring that all our services are eco-friendly.

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